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MG Motion

  • Category: Milking Parlour | Walkways | Lieback Area | Calving Area

Providing cows with a comfortable and confident walking surface

The EASYFIX MG Motion is a rubber cow mat that has a ‘penny’ high grip surface, which provides dairy cows with an excellent foothold in walking and standing areas.

Along with providing a comfortable and confident walking surface for cows, the MG Motion is suitable for use with automatic scrapers and robotic scrapers that have been adjusted for use with rubber floors.

Suitable for Herd Sizes: 0-150 cows

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    Provides cows with maximum grip

    The ‘penny’ high grip surface provides the cows with maximum grip and confidence

    Provides cows with a comfortable walking area

    The honeycomb design on the underside provides extra comfort and deflection

    Facilitates faster movement of animals

    As the mat is high grip and provides the cows with extra comfort, they are more confident and will move faster and with ease across the mats

    Easy to install and keep clean

    The mats are easy to install and are suitable for DIY installation. They are also easy to clean with water or a brush scraper

    Features

    1. Natural rubber compound
    2. Strong interlock on two sides creates a seamless joint
    3. Recessed holes around the edges facilitate stainless steel fixings

    Dimensions

    1125mm x 1800mm x 28mm

    Warranty

    5 years

    Application

    Calving Area, Lieback Area, Walkways, Milking Parlour
    Why should I install rubber in the milking parlour?
    Rubber in the milking parlour can deliver many benefits for both the farmer and the cow. Milking times are reduced, cow flow increased, cows don’t slip and get hurt, cows come into the parlour better.

    How is this possible?
    • The average gait length for a cow on concrete is 600mm, Grass is 800mm and rubber is also 800mm, this more natural movement and increased step length will move cows through the system at a faster pace.
    • Milk let down by cows is also improved through standing on a comfortable rubber surface versus hard, cold concrete, cows feel more relaxed.
    • Cows also come forward to the parlour easier as cows will opt to stand on rubber near the parlour entrance as opposed to concrete in the collecting yard.
    • All parlour designs usually require sharp turns by cows, typical herringbone parlours will have 90 degree turns, rotary platforms require a 180 degree turn etc. anywhere you ask a cow to turn it puts pressure on the claw, this is a main source of claw damage leading to digital dermatitis or white line lameness, the is caused because of the abrasive nature of concrete, whereas rubber provides a cushioned surface.
    Is it easy to clean?
    Cleaning time should be similar to concrete floors, all EASYFIX rubber is designed to withstand cleaning chemicals etc.
    How long will it last?
    With any rubber flooring it is vital to ensure that the correct mat is used in the correct area and understanding the volume of cows that are being milked will determine how long a product will last.

    Consider the traffic from a 1000 cow herd milked three times a day versus a 100 cow herd milked twice a day. 1.1m Cow passes V’s 73K passes per annum.

    EASYFIX strive to develop product that are durable and deliver value for money for customers- on average EASYFIX products should last 15+ years depending on application and traffic levels

    Note: if you are unsure about what product best suits contact a member of the EASYFIX product support team
    What mats are available for milking parlours and collecting yards?
    • EASYFX MG Max 4 (SuperGrip Mat)
    • EASYFIX MG Max 8 (Super Grip Plus Mat)
    • EASYFIX Evo (Supergrip Dairy Mat)
    • EASYFIX Motion (Alley Mat)
    • EASYFIX SoftFloor (Parlour Pit Mat)
    How do you recommend cleaning the parlour matting?
    The matting is cleaned in exactly the same way as a normal concrete floor, chemicals and cleaning agents will not affect the mat.
    What mats should you install in the parlour pit?
    For the operator in the parlour pit EASYFIX offer an EVA material mat 1m X 1m X 25mm, interlocking on all sides to provide a seamless finish. This will provide comfort for operatives and reduce fatigue.
    MG Motion Technical Data Sheet
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    EASYFIX Beef & Dairy Product Brochure
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